In Tel Aviv, Tetris Is So Huge the Screen’s the Side of a Building

Tel Aviv has turned one of its City Hall into a giant game of Tetris, complete with two oversized joysticks set up in Rabin Square.

The city asked all residents to come over and play, manipulating blocks of light across the facade of the building, which served as a 32,000 square foot “screen” made up of 480 LED lights.

The city created the giant games — Snake and Pong are also available — to mark the DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival, which brings together business and tech leaders from all over the world, at the end of September.

The games will appear on the municipality building every Thursday night.

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Naomi Zeveloff

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Naomi Zeveloff is the Middle East correspondent of the Forward, primarily covering Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

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